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Amy Iwasaki Mass

Nisei female. Born July 5, 1935, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Los Angeles, where father ran a produce business. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. After leaving camp, returned to family home in Los Angeles. Became a social worker, one of the few Japanese American women in the field at that time.


Amy Iwasaki Mass Interview — ddr-densho-1000-470
12-Mar-19. Emeryville, California.
1:34:50 — 16 segments.
Amy Iwasaki Mass